Nkana Swimming Pool

Recently, director Simon Wood took Ian on a trip to his birthplace – the town of Kitwe in Zambia.  Hours had been spent analyzing the 8mm footage of Ian’s childhood and though Kitwe has changed significantly since Ian lived there, almost all the landmarks still stood.

Together, Simon and Ian were able Ian’s old haunt – Ek Park, Wasikile Stadium, Mindola Dam and even two houses in which Ian lived.  Welcomed in by the owners, Simon was able to capture the changes that have occurred over the decades, while Ian was more than happy to remember when this was his ‘Garden of Eden’ .

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